By not being able to use his feet, is Conor McGregor in over his head? – Washington Post

With the mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor finally official, two possibilities quickly emerged Thursday: Oddsmakers and analysts are either greatly underestimating McGregor’s chances in the ring or the mixed martial arts champion just might be underestimating the task in front of him. With no shortage of confidence, McGregor has chosen to make his […]

Draymond Green unplugged: Warriors star fires back at Cavs, critics, everyone in between – USA TODAY

Draymond Green unplugged: Warriors star fires back at Cavs, critics, everyone in between – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE The Golden State Warriors celebrated a second title in three seasons with fans during their championship parade on Thursday. Time_Sports Draymond Green celebrates during the Warriors’ championship parade.(Photo: Cary Edmondson, USA TODAY Sports) OAKLAND — Draymond Green had already dropped the mic at the Golden State Warriors’ latest championship parade. He […]

Megafight principals all agree closing Mayweather-McGregor deal came off smoothly – ESPN

11:20 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor megafight, which many think could approach the $600 million-plus revenue record set by Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao in 2015, actually was not that difficult to make once the talks turned serious. That was the assertion from Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe, UFC […]

To reach their potential, Warriors had to own their identity – ESPN

12:56 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment OAKLAND — BY NOW the folks at Morton’s The Steakhouse in Cleveland have the lavish postgame dinner spread for the Golden State Warriors down. There’s steak, any way you’d want it. Gigantic platters of salad. A raw bar with jumbo shrimp, crab and lobster […]

Lakers need to trust their instincts and draft Lonzo Ball – Los Angeles Times

Whenever chaos engulfed the UCLA basketball team during games this past season, Lonzo Ball usually had the perfect response. Dribbling downcourt, instead of making his usual pass, he would suddenly stop from beyond the three-point line, trust his instincts, and fire. Moon shot, big splash, order restored. When it comes to figuring out what could […]

Richard Sherman opens up about trade talk, regrets, relationship with Russell Wilson – ESPN

10:11 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment RENTON, Wash. — Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said Wednesday he did not request a trade this offseason and that he has a “fantastic” relationship with Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson. “It’s just a conversation they have every year,” Sherman said. “I guess this year, more […]

LeBron’s legacy — 3-5 Finals record and all — is as intact as MJ’s – ESPN

LeBron’s legacy — 3-5 Finals record and all — is as intact as MJ’s – ESPN

3:36 PM ET Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Close ESPN Staff Writer ESPN.com NBA analyst since 2010 ESPN.com Insider researcher in 2009 Developer of NBA DRAFT Initiative database Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment OAKLAND, Calif. — For a […]

Penguins to visit White House; Warriors will decide ‘when and if’ there’s an invitation – Washington Post

Will the Warriors be bringing the Larry O’Brien Trophy for a visit with President Trump? (Susan Walsh/Associated Press) Hours after winning the NBA championship, the Golden State Warriors answered the question about whether, after criticism of President Trump by their coach and one of their star players, they will visit the White House. The answer? […]

Lakers hoping to bring Lonzo Ball in for second workout – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The Los Angeles Lakers, who hold the second pick in next week’s NBA draft, had Kansas forward Josh Jackson in for a second look on Tuesday, and also brought in Kentucky point guard De’Aaron Fox for a private workout. Members of the Lakers’ front office — including […]

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